Lateral Thinking Certificate-Advanced (LTC-A) – Lesson #05 –Introduction to Memes

There are the common memes spread via the Internet, often through social media, that are funny images paired with a concept or catchphrase. They’re called internet memes. But, these are just the top of the meme iceberg. There’s a lot more going on with the real power and behaviour of memes than just trivial internet jokes.

• Click here to view this lesson’s tutorial (43 mins). For context note that the time of filming was prior to COVID-19 to be declared a pandemic …

DFQ #05: What, in your opinion, was the most useful idea you got from this lesson?

PS If you are into memes here’s some further reading – my fastbook Antidote! – a 15 min read. For context note that the time of publication was before COVID-19 was to be declared a pandemic …
https://schoolofthinking.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Antidote-2.pdf

33 thoughts on “Lateral Thinking Certificate-Advanced (LTC-A) – Lesson #05 –Introduction to Memes

  1. The most useful idea I received was that; people don’t adopt memes, but instead, memes adopt people, and thus the meme technically has it’s own perspective.

  2. Meme’s are a great way to succinctly implant short bites of information which helps solidify the message due to the limits of our short term memory

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